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Public Relations for Pasadena City College

Gilbert Rivera, Publications Supervisor
Room: C145
Telephone: 626-585-7250
Email: gmrivera@pasadena.edu

PCC's Public Relations Office produces communications materials for both on and off-campus audiences.

To inform the community about PCC’s quality educational programs, the Public Relations Office sends news releases to local, national and international media. The area incoroprates 21st century communication techniques as well and employs social networking mediums, viewbooks, and blogs. These announcements help publicize campus events, support enrollment needs and relate interesting stories about our students and staff.

All the current news

Free Online Tutoring Available 24/7

The Pasadena City College Learning Assistance Center, in partnership with Smarthinking, Inc., is offering free, online tutoring services to students 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

9/15/14 ... Full Story 

College to Host Veteran Suicide Awareness Workshop

Twenty-two veterans take their own lives every day, which amounts to a suicide every 65 minutes. That sobering statistic, released from the Department of Veterans Affairs last year, may even be higher as some of the deaths go unreported.

9/12/14 ... Full Story 

PCC Again Tops List of Top Associate Degree Producers in the Nation

For the second consecutive year, Pasadena City College has been named the top producer in the nation of associate degrees in multi/interdisciplinary studies, according to data recently released by Community College Week.

9/11/14 ... Full Story 

California Superintendent Torlakson helps launch LA HI-TECH Consortium, a recipient of a $15 Million California Career Pathway Trust grant for an unprecedented regional effort to prepare tomorrows tech workforce

Los Angeles, Calif., Today, State Superintendent of Public Instruction Tom Torlakson helped launch the High-Impact Information Technology, Entertainment-Entrepreneurship, and Communication Hubs (LA HI-TECH) Regional Consortium, a recipient of a $15 million California Career Pathway Trust grant. ?"The way for our students to succeed is to be sure they graduate with skills they can apply in the real world of college and a career. California is expanding career training to prepare students for the future by giving them a taste of the working world before they leave school, and the programs we're highlighting today are great examples of that work," said State Superintendent Torlakson.

Torlakson was joined by Dr. Francisco Rodriguez, Chancellor of the Los Angeles Community College District, along with Dr. Robert Miller, Interim President/Superintendent of Pasadena City College; Dr. Chui L. Tsang, President/Superintendent of Santa Monica College; Ms. Reneé D. Martinez, President of Los Angeles City College; Dr. John E. Deasy, Superintendent of the Los Angeles Unified School District; Mr. David Rattray, SVP of Education and Workforce Development at the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce; Ms. Joni Topper, Pacific Regional Head of Government, Nonprofit, and Healthcare Banking at JPMorgan Chase & Co., Los Angeles; and Steven Glyer, Chair of the Los Angeles Orange County Regional Consortia.  

9/8/14 ... Full Story 

Calendar of Events

Exhibit: "Localized Urban Environments of the Post Globalized World: Recent projects by the students of the Pasadena City College Architecture Program."

"Localized Urban Environments of the Post Globalized World: Recent projects ...

Monday, Aug. 25 to Friday, Sep. 19 , 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

The Boone Family Art Gallery

Open To: Public

Art Gallery: 'Localized Urban Environments of the Post Globalized World' (August 25 - September 19)

'Localized Urban Environments of the Post Globalized World'

Recent projects by the students of the PCC Architecture Department

Reception: Thursday, September 4, noon-1pm

Gallery hours ...

Monday, Sep. 15 to Thursday, Sep. 18 , 11:00 AM - 7:30 PM

Boone Family Art Gallery, Center for the Arts

Open To: Public

Women's Water Polo: hosts Los Angeles Trade Tech

*LA Trade Tech

Wednesday, Sep. 17 , 3:00 PM - AM

PCC Aquatic Center

Cross Country: at SoCal Preview Meet

SoCal Preview Meet

Friday, Sep. 19 , 9:30 AM - AM

Woodley Park, Van Nuys